Sigh: Azealia Banks Says 'Goodbye for Good' to Social Media

BYRON BAY, AUSTRALIA - JULY 25:  Azealia Banks performs for fans during Splendour in the Grass on July 25, 2015 in Byron Bay, Australia.  (Photo by Cassandra Hannagan/Getty Images)

Sigh: Azealia Banks Says 'Goodbye for Good' to Social Media

Didn't she already do this?

Published August 3, 2016

Azealia Banks's relationship with internet users hasn’t always been friendly. Actually, if we’re being frank, it’s hurt her a lot more than helped her.

Since she hasn’t been releasing a lot of music as of late, her bizarre and oftentimes offensive tweets have taken over as the characteristic people mostly identify her by. Well, Banks really wants to change this, which is why she’s leaving social media “for good.”

"I'm seriously tired of peoples feelings," she wrote in a Facebook status. "I'm tired of seeing their overly sensitive reactions and responses to everything. I'm tired of having everything I say or do be monitored and I'm tired of being told how I should be behaving." She then announced she was leaving Facebook, explaining that her legacy “can't live and die on the Internet.”

In May, Azealia Banks’s Twitter account was suspended after she posted racist and homophobic slurs aimed at former One Direction frontman Zayn Malik. She’s also made past controversial statements about skin bleaching, Beyoncé, President Obama, Erykah Badu and others.

Check out Azealia Banks’s Facebook status about leaving social media below.

Written by Paul Meara

(Photo: Cassandra Hannagan/Getty Images)


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